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Essendon North

Employment status

1,565 people living in Essendon North in 2016 were employed, of which 68% worked full-time and 30% part-time.

Essendon North's employment statistics are an important indicator of socio-economic status. The levels of full or part-time employment, unemployment and labour force participation indicate the strength of the local economy and social characteristics of the population. Employment status is linked to a number of factors including Age Structure, which influences the number of people in the workforce; the economic base and employment opportunities available in the area and; the education and skill base of the population (Occupations, Industries, Qualifications).

Derived from the Census question:

'Last week did the person have a full time or part time job of any kind?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Employment status
Essendon North - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Employed
1,56594.494.31,11396.995.3+452
Employed full-time
1,06464.259.273764.161.0+327
Employed part-time
47628.733.435731.132.3+119
Hours worked not stated
251.51.7191.71.9+6
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)935.65.7363.14.7+57
Looking for full-time work
603.63.0262.32.7+34
Looking for part-time work
332.02.7100.92.0+23

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Labour force status
Essendon North - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)1,65864.263.11,14960.362.5+509
Not in the labour force
65025.230.757430.131.9+76
Labour force status not stated
26510.36.21839.65.5+82

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Employment status, 2016
Employment status, 2016 Employed, City of Moonee Valley: 94.3% Employed full-time, City of Moonee Valley: 59.2% Employed part-time, City of Moonee Valley: 33.4% Hours worked not stated, City of Moonee Valley: 1.7% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Moonee Valley: 5.7% Looking for full-time work, City of Moonee Valley: 3.0% Looking for part-time work, City of Moonee Valley: 2.7% Employed, Essendon North: 94.4% Employed full-time, Essendon North: 64.2% Employed part-time, Essendon North: 28.7% Hours worked not stated, Essendon North: 1.5% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Essendon North: 5.6% Looking for full-time work, Essendon North: 3.6% Looking for part-time work, Essendon North: 2.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in employment status, 2011 to 2016
Change in employment status, 2011 to 2016 Employed, Essendon North: +452 Employed full-time, Essendon North: +327 Employed part-time, Essendon North: +119 Hours worked not stated, Essendon North: +6 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Essendon North: +57 Looking for full-time work, Essendon North: +34 Looking for part-time work, Essendon North: +23
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

The size of Essendon North's labour force in 2016 was 1,658, of which 476 were employed part-time and 1,064 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Essendon North in 2016 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a similar proportion in employment, as well as a similar proportion unemployed. Overall, 94.4% of the labour force was employed (60.6% of the population aged 15+), and 5.6% unemployed (3.6% of the population aged 15+), compared with 94.3% and 5.7% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

The labour force participation rate refers to the proportion of the population aged 15 years and over that was employed or actively looking for work. "The labour force is a fundamental input to domestic production. Its size and composition are therefore crucial factors in economic growth. From the viewpoint of social development, earnings from paid work are a major influence on levels of economic well-being." (Australian Social Trends 1995).

Analysis of the labour force participation rate of the population in Essendon North in 2016 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (64.2%) compared with the City of Moonee Valley (63.1%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Essendon North showed an increase of 452, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 57. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 509 or 44.3%.

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